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More people should be screened for abdominal aortic aneurysm

(HealthDay)—A majority of patients who undergo repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) do not qualify for screening, according to a study published online in the August issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery. Kirsten D. Dansey, M.D., from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and colleagues used the National Inpatient Sample (2004 […]

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The Real Reason People Are Getting Palm Line Surgery

For thousands of years, people have been using palm readings — also called chiromancy or palmistry — to divine an individual’s future. No one is totally sure how or where palmistry began, but scholars of the practice believe it started in ancient India and worked its way through Asia and Europe as merchants took the […]

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Why do some people get side effects after COVID-19 vaccines?

Why do some people get side effects after COVID-19 vaccines? Temporary side effects including headache, fatigue and fever are signs the immune system is revving up—a normal response to vaccines. And they’re common. “The day after getting these vaccines, I wouldn’t plan anything that was strenuous physical activity,” said Dr. Peter Marks, the U.S. Food […]

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Many more people could benefit from blood pressure-lowering medication

Blood pressure-lowering medication can prevent serious cardiovascular conditions such as strokes, heart failure and heart attacks even in adults with normal blood pressure, according to new research published in The Lancet. Importantly, the study found the beneficial effects of treatment were similar regardless of the starting blood pressure level, in both people who had previously […]